Sep 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
and reveal the big cal ripkin statue. the humidity is oppressive. classic baltimore humidity. we are carrying a little late in the season as we push toward mid-september. though it's damp from the source today and all the humidity tonight we do see clearing to the west. improvements on the way for part of the weekend. we will have more on that coming up. staying muggy for the orioles but relatively rain free and chance for fog at daybreak. we will talk about the weekend coming up. >> investigators are trying to determine the cause of a single car crash early this morning that caused a sheriff's deputy -- cost him his life. he lost control of his cruiser and hit a guard rail before hitting a tree. the victim has been identified as a corporal, a 14 year veteran of the force. his father served baltimore city, and a brother who works for the sheriff. >> i have to say to his parents they aren't supposed to bury their child. parents aren't supposed to bury their children. this is very difficult for them. for charlie's family and from what i understand it was a sizable family, our prayers go out.
Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
man. this is what it's all about. we will honor cal ripkin because it was 17 years ago this very night that cal broke the record of 2131 and this is when he ran along -- the warning track and slapped everybody's hands. we are still talking about it. one of the great moments in baltimore sports history. they will reveal his statue tonight alongside of frank's, alongside of palmer's and one more to go and that's brooks robinson. he will be here tonight. look the -- cal, that is 17 years old. that placard. an old friend of minute. mike was there -- you can believe it? >> it's the bingest game in 15 years and so great to see all these kids. half of them -- all of them have never seen a winning team if you are 15 and under. it's great to see baltimore get so pumped up and the ravens starting on monday, it's outstanding for the city. >> reporter: no yankee fans. do you see any? >> that's the big thing. no stinking yankee fans. >> reporter: feels good. we will cover this coming up at about 5:15. the cal ripkin revealing of the statue. cal will be inside. he will speak but this crowd is read
Sep 28, 2012 11:00pm EDT
spending so summers watching baseball and watching cal ripkin and jeffrey and all those guys that were my heroes when i was a kid. now to get to announce it and to welcome a new generation of fans. it's very special. the guys on the field and to be here in this chair and have a front row seat has just been remarkable. baltimore kid this is the greatesta chiefment. i grew up and was born in a house that is -- right in front >> high fly ball. center field. >> even being in the press box, first -- there is no cheering in the press book. but you are talking to a fan. i get caught up in the game just like anybody this job is so unique and something i never dreamed i would do. there is only 30 guys, and a girl, 29 guys and a girl who gets to do what we do every day. i have never lost sight of that. that's something i want to try to remember every day. just hearing people talk about the playoffs, it's an amazing baseball city. this town loves baseball. we -- last -- last few years. see it coming back. did i imagine i would do this? i imagined it. i imagined it in my head and i saw it happen.
Sep 6, 2012 5:30pm EDT
a first look at cal ripkin junior's statue. those and more at six. first a preview of what's ahead. >> her speech wowed the convention. now it's his night and just hours before her husband takes center stage michelle obama talks to diane sawyer tonight. we believe small things can make a big difference. like how a little oil from here can be such a big thing in an old friend's life. we discovered that by blending enhanced botanical oils into our food, we can help brighten an old dog's mind so he's up to his old tricks. it's just one way purina one is making the world a better place... one pet at a time. discover vibrant maturity and more at purinaone.com. . >>> all right a good day on wall street. the dow hit it's highest mark since december 27 up almost 245 points. the nasdaq above 66 and the s&p500 up 28. good numbers. >>> the heat is on. phone makers rushing to get the latest items out ahead of apple's big event. two companies reveal smart phones but the question remains how will they match up against the i-phone? allison has more tonight. >> reporter: it's a big week for produ
Sep 6, 2012 10:00pm PDT
brain. >>> baltimore saying hey with the wild card. we want to overthrow the yankees as they honor cal ripkin then they play like the bomber himself. first you saw adam jones. then mark reynolds, a two run shot. and his second of the game as a matter of fact. yankees and o's now in a flat footed tie for first place in the eastern division of the american league. the orioles with a payroll of 1/20 of that of the yankees. >>> the giants ready up for the weekend against the dodgers. they have to get a second wind over the last 11 game it is rotation guys have a 2-1 record with a 2.75 era. that's the sporting life for a thursday night. they're hoping all that changes manana. >> and quickly, yeah, mark, thank you. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. >> the ktvu channel 2 news will be starting at 4:30 tomorrow. and we are always here for you on ktvu.com and mobile ktvu. sabrina: jimmy. virginia: jimmy, wake up, sweetie. jimmy! jimmy: what happened? i don't remember anything. we were watching tv and you fainted. welcome back to inside probe
Sep 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
'll be a bronze statue. it'll be revealed, cal ripkin junior. it'll be shown toll public for the first time tomorrow at 5:15. of course tomorrow is the 17th versiony of 2131 the night that he broke the all time mark. we have you covered for the revealing. tune into the show tomorrow for a preview and i will be live at camden yards at five and six. >>> come on baltimore. we want to see your orioles pride. help us cheer on the orioles as we head into -- the end of the season here. send your fan photographs to pix at wmar.com. be sure to put orioles in the subject line and then check out all of your fellow fans in the slide show section right there on the website. abc 2news.com. >> let's talk football. the nfl season started tonight with the giants playing the cowboys. ravens fans got to wait a little longer to see our team. they open monday night at mnt bank stadium. power plant live preparing to help them celebrate. >> the whole week is just a big party and we are finishing with the monday night home game. national broadcast, couldn't be more excited. we will have a division rival here at
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
in a playoff hunt. they are 6 game series for the indians this guy was out patrolling the infield number 8 cal ripkin junior on the field for baltimore along mike and anderson and a few names that today have been replaced by the likes of jones and davis and weeder and like. and they are making new memories for baltimore and fans in the city could not be prouder of the team that seemingly came from nowhere. >> you are -- if you are not in with the program you are not in the right place. >> i go back to memorial stadium section 34 the madness and wild bill and i missed this for a long time. >> reporter: memories for a great baseball town. of course the o's won in 1983 playoff runs in 96 and 97. and a lot of people are hoping that baltimore if they don't win the east, they will at least get the first spot in the wild card race because if there's one-game playoff it will be here at camden yards. megan. >> all right. thanks so much. we want to remind you we have a friendly competition and look at that. jamie costello and lauren cook are showing off their orioles pride and hopes you will pick which
Sep 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
enough on its own, but tomorrow we're going to be unveiling the cal ripken, jr. statue as it will be september 6th, 17 years since he broke lou gehrig's record as baseball's all-time ironman, just 2300 games to break ger ig's record, ripkin went 2600 straight games without taking a day off. that's going to be enough for saturday's game to be sold out. and coming up on "good morning maryland," we're going to talk about ticket prices because if you go to stubhub or other ticket outlets, they're going for a pretty penny right now. >> we want to remind you, we want to see fan photos, whether you're sticking to orange or switching to purple, maybe you're mixing and matching, send them to firstname.lastname@example.org or you can always go to to our facebook page and share them that way. >>> you have dhoak this out, a groundskeeper, he keeps the crowd pretty entertained, look at this move, cleaning up the fields in the yellow bow tie. he's doing the charleston. he does a little dance during the yankees/rays game. this is in tampa, and sort of reminds you of the dance. lynette, you want to try